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Dick's Sporting Goods
(309) 454-1602
200 North Greenbriar Drive
Normal, IL
 
Heartland Community College Girls Summer Soccer Camp
Nord Fields on Rabbit Hill Rd. @ E.1200 North Rd.
Bloomington, IL
 
Midwest Exchange Inc
(309)662-7296, (309)663-7296
512 IAA Dr
Bloomington, IL
 
Mutual Wheel CO
(309) 827-3080
15 Quest Drive
Bloomington, IL
 
Royal Acres Manufactured Home & RV Community
(309) 452-2536
605 Pine Street Trailer 24
Normal, IL
 
Heartland Community College Boy's Summer Soccer Camp
Nord Fields on Rabbit Hill Rd. @ E.1200 North Rd.
Bloomington, IL
 
Dick`s Sporting Goods
(309) 454-1602
200 Greenbriar Drive
Normal, IL
 
American Rental`s Parties Plus
(309) 662-9542
1408 Airport Road
Bloomington, IL
 
Rhino Linings
(309) 662-7878
9 Westport Court
Bloomington, IL
 
KAMP Komfortc
(309) 376-4411
21408 North 600 East Road
Carlock, IL
 

Making Your Long Shot

"Not by a long shot" used to mean bad odds for a gambler trying to fill an inside straight in five-card stud. Nonetheless, nearly every hunting catalog and magazine we look at these days bombards us with "long-range" ammunition, "long-range" optics, and "long-range" rifles.

Long shots in the 400-plus-yard range should never be attempted at whitetails unless you have practiced thoroughly and are using an adequate long-range rifle/ ammunition/optics combo that you have confidence in.

For most whitetail hunting situations in the eastern half of the country, "long-range" is pretty short. But consider this: One of the most common land units in rural America is a 40-acre field. And there is scarcely a whitetail rifle hunter living who hasn't at least once in his life been sitting in a ground blind or tree stand along one edge of a 40-acre field and seen a buck of his dreams feeding placidly at the fencerow on the opposite side.

How far away is that deer? Just a quarter of a mile, or 440 yards to be exact. Should you try that shot? Probably not. But the temptation can sometimes be overwhelming. Not to mention the growing amount of whitetail hunting occurring in the more open states of the Great Plains and West....

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